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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    City CampusC

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Prepare for a career in public health, helping people to lead healthier lives and live longer. Public health workers help to protect populations from disease and promote health so that people can go on to live long and healthy lives. You will explore the social model of health and the wider influences that impact on health and disease, such as education, poverty and geographical location.By blending theory and practical work, you will gain the expertise required to address health inequalities and to face the challenges of working in public health and health promotion. Your learning will be guided by our public health academics who are engaged in the latest research to ensure your course is up to date, contemporary and relevant.Through developing your confidence and capabilities as a public health worker, you will begin to use your own initiative as you analyse communities and populations, identifying threats to their health and designing interventions to address issues such as obesity, sexual health and drug and alcohol use.You will gain the necessary practical and theoretical expertise to work in public health and health promotion in the UK and across the world, this course will allow you to develop a wide variety of transferable skills desired by many graduate employers, including communication, presentation, team working, planning, interpreting data and critical thinking.You will be taught by experts who have practised across the world in the public health field. Your learning will be guided by our academic team, who have a vast range of practical, research and teaching experience, offering an interconnected insight into many areas of public health. The course team also form part of the Centre for Health Promotion Research (CHPR), established in 1997 and has grown to be a centre of excellence, nationally-regarded in the public health and health promotion fields. Through this, your course content will be research-led and relevant to contemporary practice.Our guest lecturers deliver sessions to strengthen your theoretical knowledge, while you also have the option to engage with employers and develop your hands-on skills through professional practice or a voluntary placement. Our annual health and social careers fair will also help introduce you to a wide variety of local employers.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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UCAS Points : 104

A minimum of 64 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies

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University information

Leeds Beckett University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    Leeds Beckett University, City Campus, Leeds, Leeds, LS1 3HE, England

Leeds Beckett is a global university, with an alumni community based in more than 150 countries around the world.
Leeds Beckett degrees are available to study in-country in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal and Singapore.
In-country staff provide application support and advice in Bahrain, China, India, Nigeria, Qatar and Vietnam.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 102 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    96 48%

    97th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    8th

    30

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